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Unfocused Oilers Come Up Short, Lose North Coast Section Final to Montgomery, Again

Richmond Pulse’s Denis Perez-Bravo covers the 2019 North Coast Section Division 2 soccer championship between Richmond High and Montgomery High. The Oilers were defeated by the Vikings 2-1, for the … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Warriors Fans, Yet Again, Light Up the Town

After the Golden State Warriors swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Championships, fans packed the streets of Oakland to celebrate the team’s third trophy in four years. Decked in … Continue reading

June 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Resistance In Sports And Media

Five reporters from Long Beach weigh in on resistance in sports and the media. They discuss everything ranging from kneeling during the National Anthem to the symbols in Childish Gambino’s … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gay kickball brings healthier social outlet for LGBT, everyone

A small LGBT kickball league in Long Beach has evolved from a small neighborhood group to a popular league. It’s a healthier alternative to the night life scene of bars … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

YALLA-Refugee and Immigrant Youth Soccer Club

Get to know an effective sports program designed to support low-income immigrant youth with school, their health, and fun. “YALLA is not just some random soccer program. YALLA doesn’t just want money. … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Roosevelt football coach stresses success on and off the field

Roosevelt High School in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles has a new football coach. Ricardo Zepeda is a Boyle Heights native and Roosevelt graduate. He has held fundraisers for … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

At Roosevelt, girls tackle high school football

Incoming sophomore Princess Aguilar defies the stereotype her name implies. The 14-year-old Boyle Heights teen is joining two other girls on the football team at Roosevelt High School in Los … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Warriors win, Oakland celebrates

What does it mean to be an Oaklander in the wake of the Warriors’ NBA championship win? “Oakland has always been a city that is persistent and sometimes a little scrappy, and … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

For Female Athletes, Double Standards Start at an Early Age

Female athletes not only have to be good at their sport — they have to be sexy. But not sexual, because then they are branded sluts. One tennis player describes the … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

NFL player Marshawn Lynch is Oakland Tech’s pride

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch graduated from Oakland Technical High School, where he has become a role model and point of pride for students. “I think his whole career … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

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